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Which Devices Have Ice Cream Sandwich?

It's mid-May -- do you know where your Ice Cream Sandwich update is? Six months after Android 4.0 made its debut on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, millions of owners of legacy Android devices are still anxiously awaiting the day the new firmware gets downloaded on their own electronic real estate. At least the scene today is much more pleasant than it was just a few months ago, as ICS is finally rolling out to several popular devices. But if you're...

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iPad Mini to Debut During Second Half of 2012, Claims Report

New iPad mini intel suggests the tablet will hit the market in the third or fourth quarter as Apple has lined up suppliers for the LCD panel. [Read more]...

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Report: Several Nexus Smartphones to Run Android "Jelly Bean"

According to The Wall Street Journal, Google is planning to launch Jelly Bean, the next version of its Android mobile operating system, on several Nexus smartphones from a number of different manufacturers...

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Apple Wants to Squelch Five Google Patents Issued to HTC

In its latest legal salvo, the iPhone maker has asked the ITC to dismiss five patents that Google issued to HTC last year. [Read more]...

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Google's Android Plan: Are Surprises In Store?

It was all the way back in August when Google announced plans for its biggest acquisition ever, agreeing to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. Since then, shareholders and regulators around the world have signed off on the arrangement, but China has remained the sticking point for Google to move ahead with the final deal.  One thing that every analyst agrees on once the deal goes through is that it will kick Google's true, long-term strategy surrounding the Android mobile OS into high gear. Now, there are reports coming in that imply that Google's long-term Android strategy may include some surprises. For a long time, many observers have speculated that Google might play favorites with hardware manufacturers as it moves aggressively into the smartphone business and pushes its Android strategy forward. In the past, the company has drawn criticism for allowing this or that hardware maker early access to the latest version of Android. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Google's long-term strategy may be to favor a cadre of hardware makers with the latest versions, and to sell...

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